May 2018

Episode 4 – Voltaire Cang, “Slurp!” May 9, 2018

In Japan, ‘slurp’ is more than just eating-related onomatopoeia. Japanese cultural and food historian Voltaire Cang researches and explores the significance of this important sound in the complex role it plays when people eat noodle dishes (ramen, in particular) and during the refined tea ceremony, Chado.